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  • Ref no: SBO03559
  • Published: 10/9/2019
  • Closes: 29/9/2019
  • Location: Hq - Old School Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £7,938.74 - £14,052.48 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Details

Grade: National Minimum Wage
Hourly Rate as follows:

NMW1 £4.35 (age 16-17)

NMW 2 £6.15 (age 18-20)

NMW 3 £7.70 (age 21+)

Salary: £7,938.74 - £14,052.48 per annum

Contract Duration: Temporary until 31 March 2021





Role Purpose

Modern Apprenticeships (MA) offer new entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to do training relevant to the occupational area. They include the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that help kick-start a career without having to study full-time. New entrants include school and college leavers, those with no previous work experience and/or vocational qualifications.

We have an exciting opportunity to employ a Modern Apprentice within the HR Shared Services Team where the successful candidate will learn all aspects of Payroll processing. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a formal MA in Payroll, leading to an SCQF level 6 qualification on successful completion.





A good general education to National 5 level or equivalent including English and Maths.

In accordance with Government Guidelines, you will need to be aged 16-24 (at the point of starting the apprenticeship) to qualify for this position.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Jackie Kinmond by emailing or by tel 01835 825237


 Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.

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